70 women are taking part in a keynote Kildare event marking National Women's Enterprise Day.
The Local Enterprise Office Kildare Ambassador and keynote speaker for this event, at Kildare Village, is Mary Ann O’Brien founder of Lily O’Brien Chocolates.
Other speakers include: Lee Ann McCarthy Marketing-Tourism Manager at Kildare Village and the Chief Executive of Kildare County Council, Peter Carey.
The event aims to "to inspire, activate and assist women" in running their own business.
Another of the speakers is personal finance journalist, Jill Kirby, who says women will also hear how other entrepreneurs surmounted barriers they faced
The event was officially opened by Mayor of Kildare, Martin Miley:
Kfm will be broadcasting, live, from this event throughout the day.
Image courtesy Kildare Local Enterprise Office, via Twitter